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Yahoo buying binge continues with Vizify takeover

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Yahoo on Wednesday added Vizify to the long list of startups it has bought since former Google executive Marissa Mayer took the helm less than two years ago.

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Yahoo buys smartphone diary-app maker Wander

Yahoo on Tuesday added the startup behind smartphone visual diary-app Days to its list of acquisitions as CEO Marissa Mayer (in photo) tries to pump new life into the aging Internet pioneer.  AP

Yahoo on Tuesday added the startup behind smartphone visual diary-app Days to its list of acquisitions as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to pump new life into the aging Internet pioneer.

Posted: February 12th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Yahoo email account passwords stolen

In this Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, file photo, Yahoo president and CEO Marissa Mayer speaks during a keynote address at the International Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas. Yahoo said Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, that usernames and passwords of its email customers have been stolen and used to access accounts, but the company isn't saying how many accounts have been affected. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

Yahoo said Thursday that usernames and passwords of its email customers have been stolen and used to access accounts, but the company was not saying how many accounts have been affected.

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Yahoo chief apologizes for ‘frustrating week’

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Yahoo! chief Marissa Mayer posted an apology late Friday for a “frustrating week” experienced by millions of its email service users.

Posted: December 14th, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Yahoo closing Cairo office

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Yahoo on Wednesday said that it is closing its Egypt office as part of an effort to restore the faded Internet star to former glory.

Posted: October 24th, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Yahoo buys image-recognition startup for Flickr

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Yahoo’s latest acquisition will bring image-recognition technology to its Flickr service for sharing photos.

Posted: October 24th, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Yahoo acquires ad-service, URL-shortner Bread

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Yahoo said Saturday that it acquired tech company Bread, a URL shortener that allows users to design then target advertisements to readers who click on their links.

Posted: October 13th, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Yahoo’s redesigned e-mail becoming more like Gmail

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Yahoo’s free e-mail service is becoming a bit more like Google’s Gmail as part of its second makeover in less than a year.

Posted: October 9th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Yahoo! settles copyright lawsuit with Singapore Press Holdings

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US Internet giant Yahoo! has settled a two-year lawsuit filed by Asian media group Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) over the reproduction of its news content without permission, both firms confirmed Monday.

Posted: October 1st, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Yahoo CEO says company now has 800 million users

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says the Internet company now has about 800 million worldwide users, a 20 percent increase since she was lured away from Google 15 months ago to steer a turnaround.

Posted: September 12th, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Yahoo News names editor, plans major expansion

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Yahoo News named a new editor-in-chief Monday who comes from The New York Times and promised a “major expansion” of news gathering at the US Internet giant.

Posted: September 10th, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

New Yahoo logo debuts

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Yahoo late Wednesday updated its logo with slimmer letters but kept the trademark purple color and exclamation point.

Posted: September 5th, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Yahoo buys social Web browser maker Rockmelt

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Yahoo has acquired Rockmelt, a U.S. startup that built a Web browser tied to Facebook’s social network.

Posted: August 3rd, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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